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55 Pa. Code § 1130.42. Revocation of hospice care.

§ 1130.42. Revocation of hospice care.

 (a)  Right to revoke. The recipient or the recipient’s representative may revoke the recipient’s election of hospice care at any time. To revoke the election of hospice care, the recipient, or the recipient’s representative shall file with the hospice the revocation statement specified in Appendix D.

 (b)  Effect of revocation. A recipient who revokes the election of hospice care:

   (1)  Is no longer covered under the MA Program for hospice care.

   (2)  Resume full MA Program coverage as applicable to the recipient’s category of assistance at the time of revocation, including those services waived under §  1130.21(a)(4) (relating to recipient eligibility requirements).

   (3)  May elect, at any time, to resume hospice coverage under §  1130.22 (relating to duration of coverage).

 (c)  Certification. If a recipient revokes hospice care and reelects hospice care with the same hospice during the same certification period, a new certification of terminal illness is not required until the beginning of the subsequent certification period.

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